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Richardson: Memories at The Rock

Richardson: Memories at The Rock

I think it was spring of 1964 I found out that a race track was being built up on U.S # 1 Highway  where NC Highway 177 met, at Newton’s Point…. Read more »

10th Hinson Lake ultra going high-tech

10th Hinson Lake ultra going high-tech

Runners can expect electronic timing, bandit pacers eliminated By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * 2014 PDP event coverage * 2015 confirmed entries list (subject to change) * Run Richmond – see upcoming events * Hinson… Read more »

Swift Printing celebrates opening with ribbon-cutting

Swift Printing celebrates opening with ribbon-cutting

ROCKINGHAM — Swift Printing co-owners Leondas Paul III and Leon Paul welcomed the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce and guests Friday afternoon for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the store’s… Read more »

Ear infection leads to 18-day hospital stay

Ear infection leads to 18-day hospital stay

East Rockingham family funds exhausted Staff report * Make a voluntary contribution EAST ROCKINGHAM — It began with a simple ear infection. Eighteen days later — with more than one… Read more »

Seniors’ art on display in Ellerbe library

Seniors’ art on display in Ellerbe library

Instructor: “These old folks done pretty good” By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ELLERBE — John and Ann Moore led a small contingent at Kemp-Sugg Memorial Library in Ellerbe. The mission? To… Read more »

5th annual Strike Out Autism event set for June 15

5th annual Strike Out Autism event set for June 15

* June 16, 2014 – A ‘wild night’ in dealing strikes to autism * Oct. 16, 2014 – Autism Society debuts anti-bullying tool kit * April 2, 2015 – Richmond… Read more »

Davis hired as Chesterfield County shelter manager

Davis hired as Chesterfield County shelter manager

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Nov. 25, 2014: New animal shelter director takes over * Oct, 30, 2014: County seeks new animal shelter director To be sure, the Chesterfield… Read more »

Man charged in business break-in

Man charged in business break-in

Staff report EAST ROCKINGHAM — An effort by a burglary suspect to flee on foot was a failure and the man was apprehended by Richmond County Sheriffs’ Office personnel in… Read more »

United Way says ‘thank you’ to supporters

United Way says ‘thank you’ to supporters

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery * March 24: United Way exceeds $250K goal * Sept. 11: Day of Caring allows county to breathe better ROCKINGHAM — John… Read more »

Jacobs earns SEC Player of the Year honors

Jacobs earns SEC Player of the Year honors

Satterfield, Davis, Haywood, Jacobs, Mabe all-SEC picks By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com For the fourth straight year, a Richmond Raider has earned softball Player of the Year honors for the Southeastern… Read more »

East Rockingham FD receives $21K grant

East Rockingham FD receives $21K grant

RALEIGH — Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Wayne Goodwin announced that the East Rockingham Fire Department Inc. was awarded a $21,179.26 grant through the 2015 Volunteer Fire Department Fund… Read more »

Hamlet teen collecting items to help homeless children

Hamlet teen collecting items to help homeless children

Effort is part of 4-H Community Project HAMLET — A Hamlet teen seeks the public’s help in a 4-H Community Project aimed at providing comfort to homeless children. DeLani Reep,… Read more »

‘A hero I never knew’

‘A hero I never knew’

Roberdel man keeps  uncle’s memory alive By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com ROBERDEL — Meet James Archie Easterling. Easterling was 24 years old when he married Ruth Jane Cresman, of Tryon. The… Read more »

Carpenter, Davis, Stanley go 1-2-3 in Crime Stoppers poster contest

Carpenter, Davis, Stanley go 1-2-3 in Crime Stoppers poster contest

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Annika Carpenter, a seventh-grader at Rockingham Middle School, was announced on Friday as the winner of the Richmond County Crime Stoppers annual poster contest. With the… Read more »

Brigman, army of volunteers plant U.S. flags

Brigman, army of volunteers plant U.S. flags

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery ROCKINGHAM — Jimmy Brigman would be the first to tell anyone who asked that it took more than Jimmy Brigman to plant… Read more »

Proper send-off to U.S. flags

Proper send-off to U.S. flags

LEDBETTER — Members of American Legion Post 147 ceremoniously burned discarded American flags collected from around the community on Saturday afternoon at the Legion Post headquarters on Ledbetter Lake. Participating with Legionnaires were Boy… Read more »

Veterans’ graves honored with American flags

Veterans’ graves honored with American flags

Staff report ROCKINGHAM — Here are two pictures of the Rockingham American Legion Post 147 placing flags on veterans’ graves at Green Lake Church Cemetary for Memorial Day. Pictured are… Read more »

‘It was a far different time’

‘It was a far different time’

Goodman, veterans seek connection, concern from young people By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 400 images ROCKINGHAM — Kodi Grubbs stood in the back, on the… Read more »

‘He would have loved this’

‘He would have loved this’

Torch Run honors past, present and future Special Olympians By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * Photo gallery – more than 800 images * May 11: ‘Run to me!’ * 2014 PDP Torch Run… Read more »

PDP awards 4 scholarships totaling $3,200

PDP awards 4 scholarships totaling $3,200

  By Kevin Spradlin PeeDeePost.com * May 21: Russell, Pittman lead Class of 2015 * April 19: 9 vie for PDP scholarship * March 16: PDP creates Community Scholarship ROCKINGHAM… Read more »

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